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Sr. Software Engineer (Kotlin)

AXS - Los Angeles, CA
Los Angeles, CA
Info Technology & Software Engineering
Full Time

AXS connects fans with the artists and teams they love. Each year we sell millions of tickets to thousands of incredible events – from concerts and festivals to sports and theater – at some of the most iconic venues in the world. Since our founding in 2011, we’ve consistently pushed the industry forward and improved experiences for fans, making it easier than ever to discover events, find the perfect seats, and enjoy unforgettable live entertainment, and we continue to lead the evolution of our industry today.


We’re passionate about improving the fan experience and providing game-changing solutions for our clients, and we’re always looking for smart, motivated people to help make it happen. Bring your enthusiasm, your big ideas, and your desire to team up with some of the best and brightest in technology and entertainment.  


The Role

AXS is seeking a Sr Software Engineer, Kotlin to join our team. The ideal candidate enjoys and thrives in working with a variety of tools, languages, and architectures while building features and applications for our core ticketing systems. You will work on consumer-facing and B2B applications that can scale and handle high demand, as well as complex enterprise systems that meet our global needs.


What Will You Do?

  • Design and build new features and enhancements for our global ticketing platforms
  • Optimize for user experience and performance in scaling out our applications to handle massive spikes in traffic
  • Build scalable modules for internal applications and external partners
  • Create services that power the core of our infrastructure, implementing APIs and features for our mission critical products
  • Work closely with other engineers, architects, business analysts, product and project managers to create innovative solutions that continue to push the boundaries of our business
  • Participate in design and code reviews to ensure best practices and high quality code
  • Develop consistent, well tested code on Open Source Programming Languages and Frameworks.
  • Work with third parties to make a seamless and integrated experience for our customers and fans


What Will You Bring?


  • BS in Computer Science or a related technical field
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant software development professional experience
  • 2+ years of experience with Kotlin, with a good knowledge of the Kotlin and Java ecosystems.
  • Understanding of cloud environments and infrastructure as code
  • Experience developing API services that are used by multiple systems in a cloud environment, AWS preferred
  • Experience with building large scale high performance transactional systems and platforms
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Solid technical foundation and experience with service-oriented architectures and web services
  • Understanding of the software development life cycle
  • Ability to execute process and standards around code quality and the deployment lifecycle
  • Experience in working with Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle, SQLite, MySQL or PostgreSQL
  • Experience mentoring less senior colleagues
  • Proven record of learning new languages, skills and technologies quickly, with minimal guidance
  • Takes initiative, stays focused, always accountable.
  • Thrives in a fast paced environment with the ability to focus on achieving the target while minding longer term goals along the way


Bonus points if You Have

  • Experience with Android development
  • Experience with Kotlin Multiplatform
  • Experience with Git version control and Gitflow
  • Experience with TDD and/or BDD
  • Experience in the ticketing industry, inventory management systems or e-commerce
  • Experience defining, developing and maintaining REST-based interfaces.

Pay Scale: $116,942- $140,000


Curious about the typical interview process for this position? Here's what to expect:

  • Stage 1: 20-min Recruiter video interview
  • Stage 2: 30-min Hiring Manager video interview and portfolio review/showcase 
  • Stage 3:
    • One 60-min Virtual Coding interview 
    • One 30-min Virtual Behavioral interview 


What’s in it for You?

  • The opportunity to make an impact!
  • Extraordinary People – we’re not kidding!
  • Meaningful Mission - Helping revolutionize an industry and deliver better experiences for fans and clients around the world.
  • Opportunities for learning and leveling up through training and education reimbursement.

This role is a FTE within AXS and unavailable as a contract position. 



More about AXS

AXS, a subsidiary of AEG, sells millions of tickets each year for over 500 premier venues, sports teams, and event organizers across North America, Europe, Asia, Australia and New Zealand. Clients include First Avenue, USGA, Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Arena, Coachella, Stagecoach, The O2, and B.League (Japan).

Headquartered in Downtown Los Angeles, California, AXS employs more than 500 professionals in multiple locations worldwide. In each location you’ll find a team of dedicated, diverse employees (we’ve dubbed ourselves “Fanatix”) who create groundbreaking products and services in a fun, fast-paced environment. 

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More about AEG

For more than 20 years, AEG has played a pivotal role in transforming sports and live entertainment. Annually, we host more than 160 million guests, promote more than 10,000 shows and present more than 22,000 events around the world. We are committed to innovation, artistry, and community, and leverage the power of our 300+ venues, leading sports franchises, marquee music brands, integrated entertainment districts, premier ticketing platform and global sponsorship activations, to create memorable moments that give the world reason to cheer.

Our business is interwoven with the human mind and heart, and we strive to build a diverse and inclusive company that reflects the artists, athletes, and fans that we host; reach beyond traditional boundaries to support the communities in which we operate; and minimize our impact on the environment by adopting sustainable practices throughout our business operations.

We are dedicated to a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but can't "check every box" in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be the right candidate for this or other roles.

We’re an equal opportunity employer and never discriminate based on gender, age, race, religion, color, national origin, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.